More than 1,200 Expected for Atlanta BeltLine Running Series Eastside 10K
December 1 Event Features First Official Run on New Eastside Trail and Exciting Tailgate and Neighborhood Challenges
WHAT: More than 1,200 runners and walkers will convene for the second annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K. This first official run/walk on the new Eastside Trail tours runners and walkers through a number of Atlanta’s most scenic neighborhoods, parks and trails before returning for post-race activities. This event features both an Alumni Tailgate Challenge and a Neighborhood Challenge.
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 1; Race kicks off at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Race kicks off at Stoveworks – 112 Krog Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30307
- 1,200+ participants running along Atlanta’s newest trail and through some of Atlanta’s most popular neighborhoods
- Alumni Tailgate Challenge to boost team spirits leading into the SEC Championship. Teams being represented include Agnes Scott University, Auburn University, Georgia State University, Georgia College and State University, Kansas State University, University of Georgia, and Vanderbilt University, with more to come.
- Neighborhood Challenge, in which neighborhood associations will compete for a $1,000 cash purse to be awarded to the fastest, largest, and most spirited neighborhood teams
More details about the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series – including parking and other details for the the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K, challenges and other races, can be found at http://run.beltline.org.
COST: On-site registration is $45, with proceeds benefitting the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership.
About the Atlanta BeltLine
The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment and mobility projects currently underway in the United States. The Atlanta BeltLine is a sustainable redevelopment project that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a historic 22-mile railroad corridor circling downtown and connecting many neighborhoods directly to each other. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is the entity tasked with planning and executing the implementation of the Atlanta BeltLine in partnership with other public and private organizations, including City of Atlanta departments.
About the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership
The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the Atlanta BeltLine, working with the community and partners to raise general awareness and support, and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address social concerns. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine, please visit www.BeltLine.org.